Sunday, January 23, 2011

My Weekend Summary in Pictures

I am exhausted... and basically have nothing significant to say because al I did was shop... {tough life, right?} Ha, but it wasn't big bucks shopping- just the typical day(s) out with Indie hitting up our Target/TjMaxx/Ross. I just want to show you SOME of my goodies {because some things like a bathroom scale and shaving creme aren't worth sharing!}

Let me just share my Apple story before the pictures: 

June 2010: Even though my MacBook was working just fine (I'm typing on it now), I decided I wanted bigger/better. I had the itch. I splurged and bought the 15" Macbook Pro
July 2010: Hard drive on the BRAND NEW MBP crashed. Tried replacing. No luck
August 2010: Apple sent me a replacement and I sent the "new" crashed one back
December 2010: New MBP kept acting funny and screen would mess up. Went in to Apple and had the logic board replaced. 
January 2010: Same screen messing up. Went in and had them "try and fix it"
"               "   : Came home and the minute I had it turn on saw all this white writing on a black screen. AKA Kernal Panic mode. Thought my comp was about to take off it was wheezing and huffing and puffing like me at the gym. Took it BACK to Apple, they kept it for 2 days and gave it back wiped clean of everything. 
"               "  : Yep. Again. 

So, I made an Apple Appt this Saturday and may or may not have attached a demanding comment with it... something like "fix this or else..." haha ok not really. but really. 

It took five minutes. My Apple Genius spoke the magic words, "I'm going to fix this for you." 

and that was it. He left me standing there thinking, "yeah, i've heard that before...5x..." and then suddenly, he came out from the back with a brand new MBP. I was so happy I could've hugged him. He could tell. I was so so so thankful. Just the fact that a laptop less than 6 months old had a history of going in almost once a month to be fixed, made me feel like I had a fluke. Even with them fixing them I couldn't help being annoyed and irritated that I've never taken my MacBook in for anything internal (only had a new case and new keys), but with the MBP I felt like I was always holding my breath hoping nothing would go wrong when I would boot it up. The MB is still going strong and I got it sophomore year of undergrad, so maybe you win some you lose some? 

Any way. On to the pics. haha 


Dr. Appt/Apple Appt
Ordy Boy was so sweet and worked from home so he could take me... He waited 2 hours for me. I love him. 

I tried to milk as much pity from Ordy with this bandaid. I had him almost turn the car to Toys r us haha

Doesn't Bandit look like a baby horse after they're born haaaaa
 Apple Appt/Mall/Target
I'm too intimidated to open it. HA!

I have been looking for a utensil caddy forever and when I saw this, it screamed my name...

How STINKING CUTE is this shower curtain? I think if I had a baby girl, she would have a shabby chic room with mirrored furniture, light green walls, and these as curtains... 

I'm apologizing in advance for 1) the awful QUALITY of the pictures (iphone) and 2) the awful QUANTITY of the pictures. I' went snap happy. I took pics to share with my sister and friends :) And Ordy of course {he likes it}

This AMAZING duvet cover set from Target (similar one here in khaki)  I LOVE the texture it brings to the bed! I love how it doesn't matter if it's wrinkled when it comes out of the wash- it adds to the charm! I love even more that I can put my comforter sewing dreams on the back burner until the summer :)

I also bought 2 new pillows for my new King Size shams! LOVE!

the unmade bed this morning- i just love how it looks!!! 
Please look at the price... $41. That's $130 cheaper than Urban/Anthro and $75 cheaper than me buying  fabric...
Ok, enough with the comforter. I just can't believe my luck. I bought the only one in the store, the COLOR (white) I wanted in the size (KING) I wanted for the price (CHEAP) that I NEEDED! Thank you Lord for that one... We went to another Target that night and looked for another one and they didn't have one. I mean, talk about lucky. I still can't get over it... 

I found Say Yes to Tomatoes conditioner at Ross for $2.99!! AND IT WAS JUST in my cart at Target for $8.99 before I remembered I had seen it at Ross... I went back to the Ross and scooped it up. That is a steal. (I don't care how many bottles I currently have. It was a miracle I didn't buy all the ones they had. I'm learning. Slowly) 

HOW DARLING are these Grey Fleece pillows? I have so many tutorials downloaded on my computer to one day cut out my own circles and create a pillow... but why when you can just find them at your Ross for way cheaper than the materials would have probably cost (plus time...) I got these for $8 each! AH! SO CUTE! 

Other cute Ross finds (that I didn't buy but thought I'd share):

Disguise an old, ugly, plastic toilet scrub- yes please! 

White lacquer tray with silver detail? Love.

Adorable storage with handles and bow for all those Country Living magazines taking over my living room? I'll take one. 

GREY lacquer tray for the bedroom? I'll take them both. haha (I even like the boxes on the second shelf)

SO cute. ahh. so me. haha but the price was not. I couldn't see me spending $25 on these lil guys when I knew I could DIY "someday" ha

My last awesome purchase of the weekend (though small) is one of my favorites. I finally found my old face wash at Ulta today! BASIS face wash. And duh, I had to get the wipes just because they were too cute. This stuff smells so clean/fresh! 

And that's that! Besides the small necessities that's pretty much all I scooped up this weekend. My top faves: New laptop (haha), duvet, and pillows! LOVE!

Please bare with me and the blog construction! I accidentally deleted my old header and when the MBP went back, so did all my fonts/images I had saved on it! I learned a valuable lesson in backing up. Especially since I spent Thursday night awake until 4 a.m. downloading as much as I could to replace  the last time I took my comp to Apple and lost everything. Oh well, such is life!


  1. So sad about your comp, but at least you got a brand new one! :) LOVE the duvet, shams and pillows! Gorgeous!

  2. i am in love with those grey pillows how cute! and $8 you can't make them for that cheap! Love all your finds the duvet cover is beautiful!

  3. Your comforter and pillows are so awesome! You got some great deals this weekend! Love it!

  4. Thank you ladies!!! I AM SO obsessed with my duvet (and pillows) is it weird that i smile when I'm under it?! CHEESEBALL of the YEAR!

    Also, I haven't even opened my new computer yet!!! too intimidated!